Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Mattawan

#5 of 6 in Parks in Van Buren County
Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Admission and all programs are offered FREE OF CHARGE!

Hatchery Tours, Museum, Outdoor Trails, Kids Fishing Programs, Special Presentations, School Group Field Trips, Volunteer Opportunities, and so much more at one of Michigan DNR's premiere Fish Hatcheries!

See first hand how the Department of Natural Resources raises millions of fish to release into Michigan's lakes, rivers and streams, creating diverse fishing opportunities and healthy ecosystems.
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  • Our family has been here many times for fish related activities, but recently we discovered the amazing birding opportunities the grounds have! My 13 year old son wants to be an ornithologist, so...  more »
  • Fun way to spend an hour or so...more if you like to hike. The tour was excellent (offered 3 times per day) and took us 'behind the scenes'; a must do. We were also there for 'feeding time' in...  more »
  • Incredible! Wear good walking shoes and come ready to learn! Check out a hiking kit and enjoy the beautiful park, learn about the native fish they're trying to repopulate or take a class. Cannot WAIT to visit again.
  • We didn't go inside, we were on our way to South Haven and decided to swing by. But this place is SO cool! It's only .25 cents to feed the fish and they are so big! I highly recommend you take your kids to feed the fish, it's just a cool experience. Hopefully in the future we will take a day and explore the inside and take a tour!

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